James Quilty

James W. Quilty, 65, of LaGrange Park, died on Jan. 16, 2016.

Born on July 20, 1950, he was the a longtime school administrator, and served as principal at both Brook Park and S.E. Gross schools in Brookfield-LaGrange Park District 95. He was also a principal in Northlake District 87 and Lombard District 44.

Mr. Quilty is survived by his wife, Kathy M. Quilty (nee Kurzeja); his children, Bethany A. (Dan) Kozal, James T. (Kim) Quilty, Kevin J. Quilty and Kathleen B. Quilty; his grandchildren, Colin Kozal, John Quilty, James Quilty, Brooke Kozal and Claire Quilty; his sisters, Judy (Steve) Smith, Jan (Curt) Augustine, Pat (Julie) Quilty and Jeannine (Chris) Somerville; and his many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Jan. 20 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1210, Chicago, Illinois 60601.